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The Agora Theater MAG

By Joli H., No. Royalston, OH

     Loud silence and heavy breathing
Sweat and water cool the heating.
Cigarettes and cherry cigars
Fill the weakened lungs of ours.
The lights dim and the place stands still,
Waiting for the final thrill.
The spotlight shines upon the hearing
Of the first note softly nearing.
The curtains rise and out appear
The band that we all endear.
And as they play the melodic song
The enraptured audience sings along.
Following with every note
That the singer slowly chokes
Out of his mouth and to the ears
Of the seduced crowd who only hears
A soft sung ballad played just for them
And nothing feels the same again.
All the guilt and pain and suffering
Of the teenage drama hovering
Disperses to somewhere far away
And rapturous nirvana is here to stay.

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i love this so much! SILVER said...
on May. 5 2017 at 3:05 am SILVER, Tirana, Other
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Very nice

Riley79 BRONZE said...
on Jan. 19 2012 at 4:35 pm
Riley79 BRONZE, Dover, Delaware
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Favorite Quote:
“Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.”
-Lao Tzu

That was written beautifully! And it had a nice flow.

on Dec. 22 2011 at 2:59 pm
beautifuly written!! i loved how when i read this i could relate! keep up the good work...

Lexie96 GOLD said...
on Oct. 30 2011 at 3:15 pm
Lexie96 GOLD, Havana, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Now Cinderella don't you go to sleep, it's such a bitter form of refuge, oh don't you know the kingdom's under siege, and everbody needs you. - The Killers

This writing is beyond beautiful... way beyond. It's amazing, the word choice is spectacular, and the spacing perfect. Great read, check out mine sometime?

on Feb. 20 2011 at 8:42 am
josephinelouise BRONZE, Lubbock, Texas
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Beautiful writing and exemplary word usage

Milo! said...
on Mar. 24 2010 at 9:31 pm
This is a great poem because it's something we can all relate to at one point or another.

You should check out some of my stuff. I think you would like it.